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Author: Pat Pickens

Blogging Before Bed: A wrap and some awards

I’m back at home. It feels great. Before we tie this excursion (officially) up with a ribbon and a bow, I first want to say that I’m stunned that Washington beat Texas tonight. However, I am kind of
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Blogging Before Bed: Fairfield’s done

I’m not going to lie, I saw this coming. Ask any of the staff that I spoke with before the game. For some reason I saw this from the minute we got here. I was confident that Fairfield would win
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Elimination game preview

The sun is out here in Williamsport for the moment, however there are still clouds in the sky. There’s a 10 percent chance of rain until 7 p.m. Then at 7, there is a forecast for showers. Only a 30
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Winfield comes to town

Yesterday the Little League was happy to have Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield come in and throw out the ceremonial first pitch of the Columbus, Ga. and Hamilton, Ohio game. The
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Blogging Before Bed: A rainout and an explanation

Ok, there is a lot for us to get to tonight, and there are a lot of answers that I do have in the aftermath of Fairfield’s rain out tonight. Here are the facts. Fairfield will play Auburn, Wash. on
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Rain Delay

As you may or may not have seen, the tarp is on both fields as we are experiencing a (hopefully brief) rain delay. As you may have seen, if you’re following me on Twitter. I got caught outside in it.
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Down time

I’ve been chronicling much of my trip to Williamsport through and how it relates to baseball. To be honest, there isn’t much more to do in Williamsport these days than watch baseball, especially when
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Blogging Before Bed: Ouch!

Fairfield’s first loss since the first game of regionals stung a bit. Starter Eddie Magi only threw 1 1/3 and allowed five hits and four earned runs as he fell to 0-1. Pearland smacked the ball
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Auburn wants Fairfield

While Fairfield focuses on trying to stay in the winner’s bracket of Pool B, it’s first opponent, Auburn, Wash. is focusing on the team that it lost to. Apparently the Auburn team does not think too
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Weather report and Leftovers

Good morning all. It’s the morning here in Williamsport (some would say the early morning here) and the good news is that it is not raining at the moment. There are low clouds, but nothing that
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